Articles tagged design

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Artist and Society at Tate Modern

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The South Bank of the Thames is one of London’s historic and contemporary hubs for the arts and their creators. Inside what once was a mid-twentieth century power plant, the Tate Modern museum could be […]

Artist, Soul’D feeling the SE vibe

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Soul’D has been a stencil graffiti artist since 2000, based in Peckham. Incorporating techniques such as typography, photography and screen printing, Soul’D creates beautiful, playful, and often profound artwork over a remarkably broad range of […]

Calling young designers – Take the Brixton Pound Fashion Challenge

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The Brixton Pound – the local currency which features the likes of David Bowie and has attracted guest designs from Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller – is inviting young designers to develop fashion items based […]

Pound shop transformations: upcycled glass

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In recent weeks I showed you how I upcycle simple items from Ikea using just paper and glue. Other places where you can find interesting things to transform are the “pound shops” found in most high streets. […]

Stag & Bow May half term craft workshops‏

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Stag & Bow is an award winning, specialist haberdashery, textiles, craft and design shop in Forest Hill. As well as beautiful fabrics, wool, haberdashery and locally crafted gifts, they are well renowned for their makers […]

Come along to the Crafty Fox Spring Market in Peckham

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The Crafty Fox, London’s favourite craft market, is back for spring 2016. The season kicks off in Peckham with a weekend of designer-maker stalls, workshops, music and more at the Bussey Building on the 2nd […]

Duo Opens Swedish Oasis in Putney

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Sandra and Oliver of Blåbär have lovingly created an intelligently branded and beautifully designed business that is so much more than just a coffee shop. I found Blåbär (pronounced blawbair) with my nose. The three […]

Forget Scandi Noir, it is good design that is the hallmark of Scandinavia

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by Georg Jensen; 
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And it is Scandinavia which is the flavour of the season at Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition of one of Norway’s most loved painters, Nikolai Astrup, opens on 5 February and introduces the British to […]

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